The best champagne afternoon tea in Manchester

Welcome to a secluded setting surrounded by beautiful books and original art in the heart of Manchester. Somewhere to relax and sip Champagne; enjoy charcuterie, artisan cheese and à la carte classics, or a place to savour one of Manchester’s best afternoon teas, freshly prepared in-house by The Library’s pâtissiers.  

The Library has also curated a collection of cocktails on the subjects of art, fashion and culture inspired by the handbound books of Assouline, the iconic French publishing house. 

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Best afternoon tea in Manchester

rodpod Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Reviewed 08 Oct 2023
  • Trip type

Had afternoon tea. Been to few in the city centre, this was by far the best. And unlimited tea, coffee, hot chocolate. Would definitely go back. Out waitress Stefania was very attentive View more

Contact information

The Library Champagne Bar

The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel - The Library Champagne Bar

Opening hours

  • Friday to Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

  • Tuesday to Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Food Service: Tuesday to Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Sunday to Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

  • Afternoon tea: Thursday to Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Complimentary Glass of Prosecco

A complimentary glass of Nyetimber is served alongside afternoon tea at The Library Champagne Bar – the perfect accompaniment to our delectable sweets, scones and sandwiches.
Valid until 31st December 2023.
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